Some old black and white photos

With a lack of races at the moment, I thought this might be of interest

Includes Merckx, Coppi, Anquetil etc and even one from the 1896 Olympics.

The Basso one (Marino, rather than Ivan) is a particular favourite


  • RichN95.
    RichN95. Posts: 27,187
    These are brilliant. I particularly like the one from the 1932 LA Olympics (the cars!) and the 1952 Paris-Roubaix crowds (just after the start)
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  • pblakeney
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    I like the one of Coppi on L'Alpe, mostly as it is the first one I have seen where he can be seen to be struggling. I know that feeling all too well. 😉
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